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Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-06-2021, 06:38 PM
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Posted By GeorgeRa
I had DigiMax D1000 and replaced it with the...

I had DigiMax D1000 and replaced it with the EasyStart Timer which can control both, my Airtronics D2 and my Hydronic D5. EasyStart controllers are newest from Eberspacher, the Select one for $88 is...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-05-2021, 10:55 PM
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Posted By GeorgeRa
I would suggest to ask them to extend wiring...

I would suggest to ask them to extend wiring harness to a more accessible place and connect EasyStart so you can read codes without going under the vehicle.

Espar has limited number of failed...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-05-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 71
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Posted By GeorgeRa
As far as I know all Eberspacher/Espar EasyStart...

As far as I know all Eberspacher/Espar EasyStart units have diagnostics capability. See attached old file page 6, search for a newer one on the Eberspacher site.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-29-2020, 11:09 PM
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Posted By GeorgeRa
The following site has is good material for...

The following site has is good material for troubleshooting. Any air bubbles in fuel line could prevent pumping. Any small leak on the pump intake side will cause air intake. I have not heard about...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 10-07-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By GeorgeRa
These heaters donít like to run on idle, the...

These heaters donít like to run on idle, the prime time for soot build up. My D2 often runs on low setting, but after every trip I run both D2 and D5 hot for a half an hour. I have D2 for 6 years...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 10-07-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 71
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Posted By GeorgeRa
Thank you for the update. 500 hours is very new...

Thank you for the update. 500 hours is very new info for me. My Airtronics D2 is over 500 hours without maintenance. From the well known site -...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 10-06-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By GeorgeRa
It is unfortunate that Sir S Thomas became MIA. I...

It is unfortunate that Sir S Thomas became MIA. I assume you don't have an Eberspacher controller capable to read codes directly, so it must be a Rixen system.

Many possible causes for no...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-09-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By GeorgeRa
I agree, key point. I very much doubt any...

I agree, key point.

I very much doubt any of the Colorado RV places will have an EasyStart Select or EasyStart Pro controllers, Thermo King is the primary distributor of Espar product in...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-09-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By GeorgeRa
Sorry about your problems, anyone who knows how...

Sorry about your problems, anyone who knows how to repair Espar would know how to repair Eberspacher, the same units, not a rocket science. Thinking loud, Thermo-King folks could be under Espar...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-30-2020, 02:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By GeorgeRa
I also have difficulties believing this info. ...

I also have difficulties believing this info.
ESPAR is NA distributor for Eberspacher, they change the name, had some different controller such as Digi-Max. I had older model and didnít like it....
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-22-2020, 12:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By GeorgeRa
Your coolant pump can be controlled independently...

Your coolant pump can be controlled independently from D5, most likely it is controlled by the ďAlde DieselĒ switch. There are 2 types of Hydronic furnaces, with built in pump and separate furnaces...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-21-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 71
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Posted By GeorgeRa
Powering down doesnít cancel lockdown mode; it...

Powering down doesnít cancel lockdown mode; it has to be done by any of controllers capable of cancelling this mode like EasyStart units or some other. EasyStart Select is the easiest and it is...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-21-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By GeorgeRa
Your plan to get your RV to a dealer is a good...

Your plan to get your RV to a dealer is a good one, as long the selected dealer knows how to maintain and repair Espar, Hydronic or Airtronic. (Eberspacher in NA is sold under the name of Espar)...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-20-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By GeorgeRa
I would suggest to add and EasyStart to your...

I would suggest to add and EasyStart to your control panel, it would replace on/off switch and will provide full diagnostics for your Eberspacher D5 furnace. Diesel furnaces are reasonably reliable,...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-20-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By GeorgeRa
There are three noise sources during start up: ...

There are three noise sources during start up:
1. Combustion air pump, could be well muffled
2. Diesel pump pulsing, it also can be quiet if there is no diesel going through
3. Coolant pump, this...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-20-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By GeorgeRa
I assume coolant pump, that is good news. A...

I assume coolant pump, that is good news.

A quick check if the D5 works is to verify if diesel pump is activated, go under the van and place your hand on it, you should feel if pump runs, it...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-20-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By GeorgeRa
I assume the Alde Diesel switch controls the D5,...

I assume the Alde Diesel switch controls the D5, what happens when you turn it on?
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-20-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By GeorgeRa
Alde must be sourcing diesel heater in EU, most...

Alde must be sourcing diesel heater in EU, most likely you have Eberspacher D4 or more likely D5.
https://www.eberspacher.com/products/fuel-operated-heaters/water-heating/hydronic-5.html
Diesel is...
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